The Garrick Theatre
The Garrick is a 200 seat theatre used for performances, films, and a meeting space in Bonavista. It is owned and operated by the Bonavista Historic Townscape Foundation and is open year round. This facility offers comfortable seating, beautiful acoustics, with state of the art lighting and sound. Some of the best in performing and arts and film.
Two Whales Coffee Shop
The Two Whales doubles as a coffee shop and a art gallery space, whose exhibits are often of Newfoundland artists. Musical performances are also scheduled a few times a month. To find out which artists are scheduled visit their website.
English Harbour Arts Centre
The English Harbour Arts Centre is a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to the promotion of artistic and cultural education and the preservation of historic and cultural spaces. They are committed to operating an economically self-sustaining institution for the arts that provides learning opportunities for people of all ages and levels of artistic experience. Their multidisciplinary program includes art holidays, workshops, residencies, community outreach, special projects and public events. They host various performances with such celebrated Newfoundland artists such as The Once, Ennis Sisters, Matthew Byrne and more!
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Two Rooms Contemporary Art Projects
2 Rooms Contemporary Art Projects presents curated exhibitions of regional and international contemporary art in the first floor galleries of a restored saltbox house. A continuing series of experimental museological displays featuring collections of local historical artifacts and natural specimens are presented on the second floor. The 2 Rooms program reflects the confluence of historical, natural and cultural conditions that exist interdependently in Newfoundland's outport communities.
Two Rooms was also one of the principal founders of the Bonavista Biennale Arts Festival which had its debut in August of 2017. The Bi-annual event has been announced to return in 2019.
Rising Tide Theatre
Formed in 1978, Rising Tide began by writing and producing political plays that addressed controversial issues for Newfoundland and Labrador. In 1993, the Company created the New Founde Lande Trinity Pageant, an outdoor theatre experience that takes audiences on a journey through the lanes and roads of Trinity. The purpose was to bring to life the rich history of the area while showcasing the acting talent of local Newfoundlanders. In 1994, the company opened the Summer in the Bight theatre festival as a companion event to the pageant. Each year, the festival brings to the stage a new season of plays, dinner theatre and concerts that focus on the inspiring stories that make this province unique. The festival had traditionally run during the summer months, but in 2002 the company expanded the festival into the fall and re-named it "Seasons in the Bight". Since then, Rising Tide has focused on developing new and innovative works by writers such as Des Walsh, Berni Stapleton, Kevin Major, Ed Riche, Ben Pittman, Petrina Bromley, Ruth Lawrence and many more.
You can find their seasons schedule, festival details, everything they offer and more at their website below.